Classical Languages, Cultural Program Coordinator

Institution Name 
Colorado College
Position Rank 
Other
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
March 15, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

http://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/3715

 
Ph.D. candidate preferred. Satisfactory knowledge of Latin and ancient Greek is necessary. Some experience teaching Latin and/or Greek at College/University level is preferable.
 
This is a full-time, 9 month position that runs from mid-August until mid-May.
 
Summary:
Works for the Classics department to assist in language teaching though instruction, tutoring and related cultural activities. The Classical Languages and Cultural Activities Coordinator lives on campus and also directs/coordinates cultural programming.
 
Essential Duties:
Teaching: Extended format Latin and Greek classes (2 hrs per week at each level in each language)—ranging from lower intermediate to advanced level.
Tutoring: as needed to supplement the class meetings; working with senior majors on translations in their theses.
Cultural Programming: The CLCAC is in charge of the cultural programming for the Classics Department. S/he will live on campus near students. S/he will plan, organize and execute cultural programs and activities for Greek and Latin students and the campus community.
 
The CLCAC will also:
• Maintain appropriate documentation and records for the Cultural Coordinator position. 
• Collaborate with the Director of Global Studies and Residential Life Coordinator to create programs to prepare students for experiences abroad and reconnect students returning from abroad. 
• Meet as appropriate with the faculty advisor.
• Support and contribute to the goal of achieving greater diversity at Colorado College and work effectively with the many constituencies on campus.
• Assist in promoting a culture of safety and environmental protection by working in a safe manner; immediately reporting unsafe situations and accidents; following College procedures; requesting and using appropriate protective equipment; and participating in appropriate safety training.
• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
 
Skills:
• Knowledge of teaching methodologies and classroom strategies.
• Strong interpersonal skills necessary. 
• Must be independent, adaptable, flexible, able to work with various constituencies, and enthusiastic about classical culture.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.
 
The College actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Applicants should describe the ways in which they can contribute to this goal in their cover letter.
 
A successful candidate must exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and for contributing to the department’s scholarly activities.
 
Financial compensation is comparable to a graduate stipend (earnings are subject to US taxes) and the position also includes:
• Housing (furnished), a meal allowance, and health insurance 
• Lowest fare direct round trip coach flight to/ from Colorado Springs
 
Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.
 
Questions should be directed to Sanjaya Thakur, Chair of the Classics Department: sthakur@coloradocollege.edu

Course Load 
5-course load over 2 semesters
Placement Year 

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